(designer)Vogue (New York)
18 in (width) x 24 in (height)
Short-sleeved dress featuring a belted waist and Elizabethan neckline. An alternate version of this illustration appeared in the April 15, 1953 issue of Vogue on page 72. According to the caption, the dress shown is made from black cotton piquÃ© and includes both white batiste and yellow taffeta petticoats to create its voluminous shape.
Kellen Design Archives
box OSxxx7, folder 2
René Bouché; Valentina. Black Cotton PiquÃ© Dress with Straw Hat .
1953. Renè Bouchè fashion illustrations. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 18 Aug 2019
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